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We are seeking candidates who:
The role of a Corrections Officer is about influencing offenders to make the right choices, take the right action at the right time and support their pathway towards an offence-free lifestyle. Our Corrections Officers, both men and women, come from all walks of life and bring a wide range of attributes and life experiences with them. In this job your contribution counts and you can have a positive effect on the lives of others and public safety. It’s more challenging, more interesting and more rewarding than you can imagine.
To be eligible you need:
We are looking for a diverse range of candidates, from different cultures with varied backgrounds and experience. Our standards are high so should you apply to join us you will undergo a comprehensive selection process that will assess you against our core requirements. You’ll then complete a residential eleven week initial training course. In return you’ll get opportunities for professional development, promotion and the ability to gain a qualification in offender management.
If successful through the shortlisting process you will be invited to attend an Assessment Centre.
Starting salary of $53,457 increasing to $56,031 after initial training.
All candidates are required to complete a full disclosure criminal history check and pre-employment medical, physical and drug testing .
Note: The Criminal History Check is Exempt from The Clean Slate Act. In other words, the Clean Slate Act does not apply to this position. Please declare any offences (even older than 7 years) in your application.
At the Department of Corrections we are passionate about reducing re-offending and keeping communities safe. With Corrections you’ll be part of a highly supportive team that manages offenders in prison and in the community.
Corrections embraces diversity and is committed to an inclusive workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and celebrate the collective talent of all employees.